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Editorial: Abolish lawmakers’ so-called ‘legislative immunity’

The question is whether our lawmakers deserve or need “legislative immunity.”

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Editorial: State officials must remember the little people

Today, as we stand on the jumping off point of another state legislative session, some goals have emerged from leadership.

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Editorial: Vaping should be treated same as tobacco under law

Generations of Americans smoked cigarettes, and tobacco use accounts for nearly one-half million deaths each year, according to the American Lung Association.

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Editorial: Gun control talk is back; will anything come of it?

With new leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives, one of the Democrats’ plans is to revisit gun control — timed for the anniversary of the shooting of former Rep. Gabby Giffords.

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Editorial: Turning eyesores into positives is what we need

The Christmas bows and wrappings have been put aside, and as we look to 2019 we are filled with hope and prosperity.

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Editorial: From Stringer to Imbronone, hate breeds more hate

Hate breeds more hate. Until it overwhelms us and becomes who we are, or at least what others expect us to be.

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Editorial: Fentanyl is the deadliest drug, our work is far from over

Fentanyl is now the deadliest drug in America, according to the latest report from the National Center for Health Statistics, which is part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Friday Catchall: What would you walk a mile for?

Did you brave the crowds for Acker Night this year? More pointedly, where did you park to get there?

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Editorial: A warning to local fentanyl poison pushers

Last week the Courier ran another front page story reporting the arrests of more alleged local fentan yl drug dealers in our community.

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Editorial: It’s time for Rep. Stringer to resign

David Stringer has made headlines again for making racist remarks.

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Editorial: New vehicle registration fee is tax in disguise

Vehicle registration fees are set to increase by $32 on every vehicle, and Prescott residents are none too happy about it.

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Editorial: Thank you for joining the fight against local fentanyl dealers


One Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, The Daily Courier published a front page solely dedicated to an editorial calling the community to take action by reporting local fentanyl dealers to Yavapai Silent Witness and encouraging local businesses and organizations to join us by donating to the Silent Witness reward fund.

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Courier Editorial: Take action against local fentanyl dealers

Our Children Are Dying #StopFentanylNow

Enough is enough. In recent months our community has buried young people and taken others to the hospital with uncertain futures because there are dealers in this community selling disguised and deadly fentanyl-laced pills and other street drugs to our children.

Letter: Cooks page

Re: Courier Cooks page Tuesday, Nov. 6:

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Editorial: Courier offers picks in partisan races, ballot questions

The Daily Courier Editorial Board is making its General Election recommendations, and today we offer our candidate endorsements with picks in partisan races, and our stand on the ballot questions.

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Editorial: Journalism matters, especially locally

“Journalism matters. Now more than ever,” is the theme of this year’s National Newspaper Week, Oct. 7-13.

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Graham: It’s like something out of a movie!

Having recently moved to this area from Tulsa, Oklahoma, I can tell you I have learned some things over the past month.

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Editorial: Downtown hotel project vote needed more transparency

An Aug. 28 vote of 5-1 by the Prescott City Council continues to raise questions and concerns three weeks later.

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Editorial: Downtown Prescott hotel project vote needed more transparency

An Aug. 28 vote of 5-1 by the Prescott City Council continues to raise questions and concerns three weeks later. At the center of the storm is a 50-year, city-land lease for a Hilton Garden Inn hotel in downtown Prescott.

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Editorial: Give wisely to hurricane relief charity funds

As Hurricane, now Tropical Storm Florence continues to batter the East Coast, the need for relief has shifted into high gear.

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Editorial: Kneel and ‘believe in something?’ How about do the right thing

Colin Kaepernick, in 2016, surpassed his fame as a quarterback in the NFL when he ignited a firestorm of controversy by choosing to kneel on one knee, rather than stand, while the United States national anthem was being played.

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Guest editorial: Social media doesn’t ruin people’s lives, people do

The old saying about “guns don’t kill people, people do” has a lot in common with the use of social media today.

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Editorial: A step in the right direction

When the Northern Arizona Veteran Affairs Health Care System was notified by national officials in June that its nursing home facility in Prescott, the Community Living Center, ranked as the lowest VA of any in the country, the distinction was a black eye for the facility.

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Editorial: AZMerit unearths chasm of perception

Yes, the AZMerit scores are in. And, yes, local schools showed a little improvement, year over year.

Editorial: Stop the robocalls, FCC

“Ring, ring, ring,” followed by a recording. That’s what Arizonans have heard more than ever this year on our cell and landline phones.